The Peshawar district administration has decided to implement a mini-smart lockdown in four different areas due to fears of the spread of the coronavirus.
The lockdown has been imposed in areas and streets considered Covid-19 hotspots.
According to a statement issued by the District Administration of Peshawar, Smart Lockdown will be implemented in Hayatabad Phase 4, Street No. 2 and Phase 7, Street No. 10, Peshawar from today.
Similarly, smart lockdown will also be imposed in Shami Road Street No. 4 and Muslimabad University Town Street No. 5.
According to a statement issued by the district administration of Peshawar, the implementation of smart lockdown will take place at 6 pm.
The statement added that these areas would be closed to traffic during the micro-smart lockdown.
According to a district administration statement, essential food, medicine, and emergency services, shops and ovens will remain open in these areas.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reported 193 new coronavirus cases and five more fatalities on Sunday.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s tally of COVID-19 cases has surged to 73,708 cases while the death toll is 2,109.
The number of COVID-19 cases has surged by more than 50 percent across the country since the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) lifted restrictions late last month.
Pakistan has recorded 39 more coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the overall death toll to 13,205, on Sunday.
According to the latest statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the coronavirus has claimed 39 more lives and 1,780 fresh infections were reported during the said period.